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Add 40/48 and 24/45

40/48 + 24/45 is 41/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 45 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 15 = 720,
    40/48 = 40 × 15/48 × 15 = 600/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 16 = 720,
    24/45 = 24 × 16/45 × 16 = 384/720
  4. Add the two fractions:
    600/720 + 384/720 = 600 + 384/720 = 984/720
  5. 984/720 simplified gives 41/30
  6. So, 40/48 + 24/45 = 41/30
    In mixed form: 111/30

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